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WISH YOU WERE HERE

Pink Floyd

 

Psychedelic/Space Rock

4.62 | 2788 ratings

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memowakeman
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5 stars Wish you were here.... Too Many people thinks that this album is overrated, some foolish says that the only good song here is wish you were here, but believe me, they are all wrong, and without fear to mistake me, I can assure them to all this is a masterpiece of pink floyd, and of the progressive rock, any proglover should have it, and is not sufficient with having it, but one must enjoy it. My favourite pink floyd song i can found herei, and its divided into two parts, is an epic and all a classic, song that was dedicated to the great Syd barrett, already all we know well his history.

Shine on you crazy diamond, without place to doubts is a representative song of the band, when we listen their name, immediately arrives us at the mind a powerful wow, a "what a beautiful song", because really is it, as much lyricist as musically and emotionally, here we find us with a lot of changes of humor but at the same time all they are yunited, we find a perfect sound,a perfect harmony, a mellancolic sound, silent that little to it goes enlarging, we find the necessary elements to pass over10 minutes of beautiful sound and beautiful music. one of the floyd´s characteristic is the sound of the sax, Dick Parry has a great sound, when the his music entry in the middle of the song is really marvelous, a different style gives him and an beautiful atmospere.

Welcome to the macihine (you can find it here in mp3), is for me the less significant and less pretty of the album, the start transports us immediately to think about some machine to which we are entering, and during all the song has a peculiar sound that maintains us listening it to the end.

Have a cigar, song that by unique and rare occasion is sung for a not member of the band, thing that does it very special still, but is a voice that remains him very well, and maybe with another voice not serious the same thing, is a song very complex musically speaking, the bass and the atmosphere are awesome.

Wish you were here, all a symbol, the sentimental side of the band, probably along with another brick in the wall part 2, is the only song of pink floyd that an ordinary person knows, really is not the complex song and well carried out, but if is a beauty, who not this hymn is known, who does not sing it, obviously dedicated too to Syd Barrett, an excellent song, in fact, just where should go, in the track 4.

Closing the album we found the continuation of the opening song and with the same name, shine on you crazy diamond, second part, maybe the darkest of the two, the less recognized but similarly beautiful, with the same escene, and the same depth of the first part, what a better way of finishing a masterpiece, that with a masterpiece. Without anymore to say, only that who doesnt has listened never this albm, run and do it.

memowakeman | 5/5 |

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